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Which States Have Involuntary Commitment Laws for Addiction Treatment?

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When you have a loved one who is struggling with substance abuse, you would likely do almost anything to get him or her addiction treatment ... Read more
July 6th 2018
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Governors Press for More Help to Fight Opioid Epidemic Nationwide

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In the 14 months leading up to September 2017, the number of overdose cases arriving at emergency departments in hospitals in the Midwest increased by ... Read more
March 20th 2018
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Is America Headed for Another Type of Drug Crisis?

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With the attention of the nation firmly focused on the current opioid epidemic, dependence and addiction to another class of drugs are gaining steam. Benzodiazepines, ... Read more
March 10th 2018
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How Doctor Shopping Spurs the Opioid Crisis Forward

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The rate of drug overdose deaths attributed to opioids continues to rise. The National Center for Health Statistics reports that in 2016 there were more ... Read more
January 30th 2018
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How the Opioid Crisis Impacts American Life Expectancy

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For the second year in a row, the life expectancy in the United States has dropped thanks in large part to the nation’s opioid addiction ... Read more
January 23rd 2018
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Responding to American Addiction Part Two: How the Judicial System Can Help

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Police departments and criminal court systems throughout the US are concluding that the current opioid crisis and drug addiction are not social problems to be ... Read more
January 4th 2018
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New Eric Clapton Documentary Gets Real about Addiction

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In 2015, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Eric Clapton as the second greatest guitarist of all time, second only to the legendary Jimi Hendrix. Though the ... Read more
December 21st 2017
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White House Labels Opioid Epidemic a “Health Emergency”

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On October 26, 2017, the Trump Administration announced its commitment to mobilize the resources of the federal government against America’s opioid addiction epidemic. In his ... Read more
December 17th 2017
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Survey Shows 12 Percent of Americans Have an Opioid-Addicted Family Member

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December 5th 2017
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What Is the Difference between Drug Addiction and Behavioral Addiction?

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November 29th 2017
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